Carthay Circle Theatre, 6316 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Opened May 18, 1926 with Cecil B. DeMille’s Pictures “The Volga Boatman”.
On back of postcard:
“Carthay Circle Theatre, scene of many a gala Premiere, where throngs of movie fans collect to see the celebrities attending.”
Final film: The Shoes of the Fisherman
Demolished in 1969
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Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres. The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.
Currently editing and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.